Information for Bands

Please check back closer to August for updated information, particularly class locations since due to circumstances beyond our control, venues are subject to change.

Daily Schedule Monday August 13 to Friday August 18

Classes takes place at St. Anthony's School, 709 Russell St.

Beginning classes run from 9am to 3:30 pm. Junior and Senior Classes run from 9:00am to 3:50 pm.
Please call KSMF at 519-396-9716 / 1-866-453-9716 or email the registrar if your student can't attend a class. KSMF volunteers will take attendance for classes and will call emergency contacts if your student age 16 or younger is absent.

SUNDAY AUGUST 12
2:00 pm - 4:00pm Avoid the Monday morning rush and pick up student folder at Saint Anthony's School in the gym!

MONDAY AUGUST 13 TO FRIDAY AUGUST 17: DAILY CLASSES 9AM TO 3:30PM
Monday 8:30am If you still have to collect a student folder and any pre-ordered material, arrive at Saint Anthony's School for pick up in the gym, and then attend a brief Welcoming assembly immediately followed by the first class.
9:00 am Classes start (locations shown in student folder).
Rental instruments (if ordered) will be located in your first classroom.
Attendance is taken. KSMF must call emergency contacts if a student age 16 or younger is reported absent from class.
Please call KSMF at 519-396-9716 / 1-866-453-9716 or email the registrar if the student will not be attending as scheduled.
12:00 – 1:15 pm Lunch. Please bring snacks and a lunch noting restriction on nut products.
12:00 1:15 pm Recreation program. Students age 11 or younger are automatically enrolled in a supervised Recreation Program upon registration, unless the parents/guardians request otherwise. Students in the 11 and younger Rec program must go to the gym at 12:00 to be put into groups for lunchtime activities. Attendance will be taken. Let us know if alternate arrangements are made by parents/guardians for noon hour supervision.
2:20 – 2:40 pm Outreach concert attended by all students. These outreach concerts are short, casual and informative performances by the world-class musicians featured in the KSMF Evening Concert series.

3:30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

3:50 pm

 

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Beginning Classes end.
Students age 12 and older may leave while students age 11 and younger will join a supervised recreation program until they are picked up no later than 4:00 pm.
We need to know who will be picking up students age 11 and younger.
When you arrive in the morning, please let the KSMF Staff member know to whom we will be releasing this student at the end of the day.
Students age 11 and younger whose parent/guardian has not arrived by 3:30 will stay at the school with KSMF recreation staff until the parent/guardian picks them up. Recreation staff leave at 4:00 pm.

 

Junior and Senior Classes end

 

Free 4 O'CLock in the Park Concert Series, Victoria Park

7:30 pm KSMF concert at the Knox Presbyterian Church, 234 Durham St.
Student tickets apply Monday to Thursday. Don't forget your tickets!
SATURDAY AUGUST 18
10:00 am Grand Finale Student Concert: Beginning Students.
1:00 pm Grand Finale Student Concert: Junior and Senior Students.

Don't Lose Your Concert Tickets!

Concerts are an important part of the KSMF music education programs.
Included in the tuition fee are non-transferable tickets for the Sunday to Thursday evening concerts.
Students will not be admitted into the concerts without these tickets.

ABSOLUTELY No Nut Products

Do not bring nuts and/or nut products to KSMF. This includes peanuts, sandwiches, cookies etc. We have students attending KSMF who have serious nut allergies.

Behaviour: KSMF Expectations and Consequences

Each student is entitled to learn without unnecessary distraction. We expect participants to treat themselves and others with respect and to take proper care of loaned instruments, equipment and facilities. Disruptive conduct cannot be tolerated.

Our faculty, staff and volunteers do their best to be understanding, but because our timeline is short, it may not be possible to give "second chances" to those who engage in unacceptable behaviour.
Uncooperative participants will be removed from the program and no refund will be given.
Unacceptable behaviour may result in future registrations being declined.

KSMF is not a school. KSMF cannot provide educational assistants or one-on-one supervision of students that may be provided in a school setting. In the event that a student does not have the attention span required for their program, KSMF, at its sole discretion, may remove the student from the program.

Refunds, if any, will be given at KSMF's sole discretion.

Parents/guardians: please explain this as needed to younger students before they attend the festival.


Questions?

Email us at KSMF Info .